Visitor Information

When is the Festival?

The date for 2020 festival is August 8th & 9th on Southsea Common, Southsea, Hampshire.

Starting at 10am there will be a full programme until 5pm and usually later!

Events on the day are subject to the weather conditions.

Where is the Festival?

The kite festival is located on Southsea Common, Portsmouth. Follow the signs for the seafront. 

For directions use the map below. For Sat Navs use PO5 3PB as the post code.

Where to Stay?

Information about the area and accommodation can be found at The nearest campsite is the Southsea Holiday and Leisure Park. Other camp sites in the area can be found here.

Another web site for information about Portsmouth plus accommodation guides can be found at

How to get here?

The nearest railway station is Portsmouth Harbour and the area is serviced by a number of local buses.

Public car parking is available on roads around the common and, usually during the event on the common (normal fees apply.

If you want train travel information go to GWR

Another Journey planner that is widely used locally is here.